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  1. BREAKING NEWS: Government of Ontario looking to expand Greenbelt by one third to protect water resources

    Yvonne Ho's blog The official announcement came on December 7th.   The province is proposing to grow the Greenbelt by up to another 345,000 hectares (see Figure 1), adding on to the 810,000 hectares already in permanent existence plus the extra 10,00 ...

    2017-12-14 15:03

  2. Brickworks

    October 18, 2011 0KB Ontario Chapter ...

    2011-10-19 13:46

  3. Bringing back Paradise at the Ajax lakeshore

    Join us for Paradise Beach Project planting event September 20, 2014 Sierra Club, Town of Ajax and Toronto and Region Conservation are psyched to plant native plants and trees on Paradise Beach bioswales as part of the Great Canadian Coastal Clean-up Satu ...

    2014-09-08 12:45

  4. Calling all Waterfront Lovers

    Since its creation in 1992 the Waterfront Trail strives to connect urban and rural areas, and reconnect people to their communities and Great Lakes Waterfront. The Waterfront Trail serves as the linkage between over 405 parks and natural areas including w ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  5. Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility: Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau and President Obama

    Over two dozen non-governmental organizations from Canada and the United States are asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Barack Obama to postpone or cancel an unprecedented series of shipments of highly radioactive liquid waste from Ontario ...

    2017-09-26 12:30

  6. Canadian Youth Unite for Lake Erie at AquaHacking Challenge 2017

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Yvonne Ho's blog As the African proverb goes, “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together”. This was quoted by one of the judges to conclude the 2017 AquaHacking semi-finals ...

    2017-12-20 16:39

  7. Celebrating Greenbelt Expansion in the Niagara Region

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Yvonne Ho's blog Despite enormous pressures from developers and municipalities in the Niagara Region, the provincial government denied all requests to shrink and dilute the Greenbelt. This was done in ...

    2018-01-23 14:36

  8. Celebrating “National Indigenous Peoples Day”: A step in the right direction

    Yvonne Ho's blog T he following article was written by Stephanie Hulse, Sierra Club Ontario's Environmental Outreach Intern. Before I begin this blog, I must preface that I will be referring to all non- Indigenous Peoples living in the “ land th ...

    2017-06-22 12:43

  9. Claremont residents on two sides of possible development

    City of Pickering makes submissions on Greenbelt, Oak Ridges Moraine plans Kristen Calis Pickering News Advertiser June 3, 2015 DURHAM-- More than 200 residents in Claremont want to see a piece of the Oak Ridges Moraine remain protected in the hamlet. The ...

    2016-04-21 09:54

  10. Coal Fire Plant Phase Out [Archived]

    In Ontario, coal power plants supply approximately 10% of the energy used to power factories, homes and businesses. However, the negative environmental effects of burning coal are well known: increasing CO2 and methane concentrations in the atmosphere and ...

    2017-11-21 14:32